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The Golden House

The Golden House

On the day of Barack Obama's inauguration, an enigmatic billionaire from foreign shores takes up residence in the architectural jewel of 'the Gardens, ' a cloistered community in New York's Greenwich Village. The neighborhood is a bubble within a bubble, and the residents are imm... read full description below.

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ISBN 9780525524700
Barcode 9780525524700
Published 5 September 2017 by Random House
Format Audio CD/Audio
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Author(s) By Rushdie, Salman
Read by Adam, Vikas
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ISBN-13 9780525524700
ISBN-10 0525524703
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher Random House
Imprint Random House Audio Publishing Group
Publication Date 5 September 2017
Publication Country United States United States
Format Audio CD/Audio
Author(s) By Rushdie, Salman
Read by Adam, Vikas
Category Audio / Visual (Audio books, Music, DVDs, CDROMs)
Modern Fiction
Adventure / Thriller
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 130mm
Height: 152mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 272g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress New York (N.Y.), Humorous fiction, Rich people, Audiobooks, Family secrets
NBS Text General & Literary Fiction
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 823.914
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

Told in Salman Rushdie's unparalleled prose, this inventive and timely new novel follows a real-estate tycoon and his mysterious, powerful family. In scope and literary ambition, it's The Great Gatsby meets The Bonfire of the Vanities--a contemporary saga with wonderful, moving characters and a gripping story straight out of today's headlines, set against the panorama of American culture and politics since the inauguration of Barack Obama.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review Praise for Salman Rushdie -A glittering novelist--one with startling imaginative and intellectual resources, a master of perpetual storytelling.---The New Yorker -[A] writer of courage, impressive strength . . . and sheer stylistic brilliance.---The Washington Post Book World -Swift in Gulliver's Travels, Voltaire in Candide, Sterne in Tristram Shandy . . . [Rushdie] is very much a latter-day member of their company.---The New York Times Book Review -One of the major literary voices of our time.---San Francisco Chronicle -Rushdie's synthesizing energy, the way he brings together ancient myth and old story, contemporary incident and archetypal emotion, transfigures reason into a waking dream.---Los Angeles Times -The most original imagination writing today.---Nadine Gordimer -Rushdie is our Scheherazade.---Ursula K. Le Guin, The Guardian -Everywhere he takes us there is both love and war, in strange and terrifying combinations, painted in swaying, swirling, world-eating prose that annihilates the borders between East and West, love and hate, our private lives and the history we make.---Time

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